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I spent a beautiful and enriching weekend in Connecticut recently, kvelling as my niece led a full congregation in worship as a Bat Mitzvah. No matter that Rosie is 15, the rabbi told us. She had … more
As I sit down to write this column, Rhode Island is in the midst of a blizzard, the first in a number of years. The pre-storm hype had whipped our friends and neighbors into a frenzy. Grocery … more
I am happy to stay at home and do my part to stop the spread of that nasty coronavirus. But have you noticed how the days seem to blend together? I occasionally find myself stopping to ask, … more
Last month, when I started my column by asking if spring would ever be the same, I had no way of knowing what that question would come to mean. When we started to put together last month’s … more
Each time we put out a paper, we try to strike a delicate balance. How do we include all the many viewpoints and members of our community?  Despite our singular-sounding name, we are not … more
I’m not one to worry about falling. I try to walk at a quick pace – hampered only by fairly short legs – eyes ahead, head held high. No shuffling here. So when I found myself … more
A couple of years ago, I wrote about spring cleaning at about this time of year. Actually, when I looked back, the column was mostly about postponing spring cleaning, with a little history … more
Next year, I may volunteer to be the poster child for the “Get your flu shot” campaign.  This was supposed to be my long-planned spring-break staycation. I was taking a week … more